[plt-scheme] modifying preferences from a collection .plt

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Aug 21 02:38:44 EDT 2007

On Aug 21, Robby Findler wrote:
> The preferences system isn't really set up for what you're doing
> (changing the user's preferences when your tool is installed), [...]

It is generally a bad idea, which has caused problems in the past
(eg, when planet would touch stuff in the plt directory, leading to
root-owned results that would break things later).

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